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Privacy Policy

Effective date: May 25, 2018

The security and confidentiality of your data is our top priority. The developer collects and uses your personal data exclusively within the framework of the provisions of the data protection legislation of the Federal Republic of Germany and with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. Hereinafter, we present the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data when using our app. You can access this declaration at any time on our website at https://transcriber.binariesstudio.com/privacy .



The data controller within the meaning of the German Data Protection Act is: If you have any questions or suggestions regarding data protection, please do not hesitate to contact us at legal@binariesstudio.com .



The subject of data protection is personal data. Under Section 3(1) of the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) such data include individual information on personal or factual circumstances of a certain or determinable private individual. This includes, for instance, details such as the name, e-mail address or telephone number, or usage data, if applicable. Usage data are such data that are required or created in order to use the Transcriber app, such as details on the start, end and scope of the usage of our app.



Automatic data collection: when accessing the developer apps, our apps automatically send data for technical reasons. The following data are stored separately from other data that you may send to the developer under certain circumstances:

    • Date and time of the access key
    • Operating system used
    • URL of the website visited previously
    • Volume of data sent
    • Transcript language used

These data are stored for technical reasons only, it will not be used for any types of advertisement and it’s available to any user upon request.



The Transcriber app uses the following permissions:

    • Access to the microphone: The App requires access to the microphone in order to enable you to record the audit scope
    • Mobile Data: Optional permission to use the mobile data network for transcribing the interviews of your choice.



We need data and, where applicable, additional information from you in order to respond to your queries, suggestions, and criticism, and in order to detect technical faults, abuse and illegal use of our services. In addition, you can also provide additional personal data (e.g. details about your device type, language settings, use of iCloud etc.] on a voluntary basis. If you are using the App function “Contact Support” the following data will be transmitted and a text file with information about crashes and errors will be attached. Excluding your email address, all data can be edited before it is sent to us.

    • User Id
    • Bundle id
    • App Version and purchase (if any)
    • Device Information
    • Language Settings

Only such data that is required for the execution of the agreement and provision of our services is mandatory, i.e. must be provided. This includes the following information:

    • In the case that the “Pro” functionality cannot be restored after an update we will need the invoice which has been sent to you by the App Store / Google Play Store at the time of purchasing the upgrade



We do not disclose your personal data to third parties without having informed you in advance and having obtained your consent. Only in the following exceptions, we may disclose your personal data to third parties without having notified you in advance:

    • Insofar as it serves to determine any illegal use of our website or the app or criminal prosecution, personal data may be disclosed to law-enforcement authorities and, in the event of specific indications of the existence of legal violations, to damaged third parties, if applicable. The disclosure of data may also occur if it serves to enforce general terms and conditions or other agreements. Furthermore, we are legally obligated to disclose information to certain public offices on their request, including law enforcement bodies, authorities which may impose fines and fiscal authorities.
    • Occasionally, we require external agencies and service providers for the provision of services. In such cases, the information is disclosed to these companies or persons for further processing. These external service providers are carefully selected by us and regularly assessed in order to ensure that your privacy is protected. The service providers may use personal data exclusively for the purposes stated by us in observance with this data protection declaration.
    • Within the framework of the development of our business, the structure of the developer may change. The legal form may be changed and subsidiaries or holdings established, purchased or sold. For such transactions, customer data are disclosed along with the part of the company that is to be transferred. Whenever personal data are disclosed to third parties, in the above scope, we will ensure that the transmission takes place in accordance with this data protection declaration and the relevant data protection laws.




The developer uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (‘Google’) for website and in-app analytics and application improvements. Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, text files that are stored on your computer and/or devices and that enable an analysis of your use of the app. The information created by the cookie on the use of this app (including your shortened IP address) is sent to a server controlled by Goolge in the US and stored there. Google uses this information to analyze your use of the app, develop reports on website and in-app activities for the website and app operators and provide further services associated with website, app and Internet usage. Google may share this information with third parties if legally required and/or if third parties process these data on instruction of Google. You can find detailed information about how Google uses your data in Google’s privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.



Insofar as your data is no longer required for the above purposes, it is deleted. In the event that data needs to be stored for legal reasons, it is blocked instead. The data will then no longer be available for further use.



You have the right to receive information on the data stored by the developer relating to you. You also have the right to correct, block and have deleted incorrect data. To this end, please contact legal@binariesstudio.com .



The developer reserves the right to amend this data protection declaration. The current version of the data protection declaration can be accessed at any time at https://transcriber.binariesstudio.com/privacy .